- Ex-Channel 5 executive joins Piksel team to drive commercial growth in EMEA broadcast, telco and cable markets
- Malcher brings a wealth of industry experience to Piksel, garnered from 20-year career in digital and television
NEW YORK, NY, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – Piksel, a global leader in building successful online video businesses, today announces the appointment of Clive Malcher to the position of Vice President of Market Development. Malcher joins Piksel from British commercial television network Channel 5 where he was Head of Technology and Operations overseeing the technology strategy and implementation for their digital businesses.
In his new role, Malcher will lead Piksel’s EMEA commercial team and focus on growing the company’s business in the region within the broadcast, telecommunications and cable markets.
Fabrice Hamaide, President, Piksel said, “We are pleased to welcome Clive to the team. Throughout his career, he’s demonstrated a strong combined technical and business focus and has an excellent track record of delivering successful and transformational products and services for leading UK media organizations.”
Clive Malcher said, “In my tenure with Channel 5, I worked closely with Piksel and experienced firsthand the company’s strengths, capabilities, and focus on delivering quality solutions. Now, I am eager to help the broadcast, telco and cable markets understand the value of those characteristics and the huge benefits that the Piksel Palette™ can bring to this segment.
“As someone with technical grounding and long experience in the world of television, I understand the specific challenges and needs of Piksel’s customers. I want to work with them to develop solutions that meet their requirements and solve the issues they face. This consultative approach is part of Piksel’s ethos and has resulted in the development of the Piksel Palette, a micro-services architecture that enables us to deliver a completely flexible product offering that can adapt to the unique needs and workflows of our customers.”
Malcher’s career at Channel 5 began as he joined the network as Head of Product Development and Technology, before becoming Head of Technology and Operations where he was responsible for technical strategy and delivery across the company’s digital activities with a particular focus on online and OTT distribution of programming. Prior to that, Malcher held technology and product leadership roles at ITV and also worked at the BBC and Harper Collins.
Malcher holds a Bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering from the University of Warwick, and a Master of Science degree in music technology from the University of York.
Piksel has been building successful online video businesses for over a decade. Our offering of professional and managed services is underpinned by the Piksel Palette’s SaaS-based infrastructure. It’s this recipe, combined with our commitment to creating mutually beneficial partnerships, that enables our media and entertainment clients to prosper in today’s video market.
Piksel’s unrivaled expertise is in designing, building and managing online video solutions for the likes of AT&T, Sky, Channel 4, Liberty Global, Mediaset, OSN and Transavia. Headquartered in New York City, Piksel offices can be found throughout Europe and the Americas.
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